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Old Timers Don’t Say SciFi

Fifty years ago today, the biggest science fiction franchise ever launched. It was, of course, Star Trek (yes, the original one with Kirk and Spock). I was fortunate to have watched the very first Star Trek episode the night it originally … Continue reading

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Absence and the Heart

  Next month my husband and I will celebrate our 16th anniversary. Like every couple, we’ve had our ups and downs, though the last few years have been challenging. We’ve definitely been through a lot together: surgeries, illnesses, the loss … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Addiction

Most people know that writers, as creative type people, seem to be especially prone to addictive substances. You know the usual lineup, alcohol, partying, infidelity, drugs, office products. Wait, what? See it seems that many writers are victims of the … Continue reading

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Time and Life

You know how it goes, one thing needs your attention, then another. Family, job, pets, dust bunnies, alien creatures, and flying monkeys; they all take a toll. Your proverbial plate gets more full by the day, and you wonder how … Continue reading

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Missing Pieces

Today would have been my Mom’s birthday. No, I don’t know how old she would have been. I never wanted to know her age, I wanted to think of her as that beautiful, ageless, person who was there from the … Continue reading

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Confused and Twisted

Apparently the people who designed the ankle brace I’m currently wearing thought the wearer would be able to see behind, under, and to the side of the ankle simultaneously. Now I have Ehlers-Danlos Hypermobility, which means I can dang near … Continue reading

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And the Treat Goes To…

It is my pleasure to announce the winner of an ebook copy of The Secrets of Ugly Creek goes to: Sheryl Hays. I used a random generator to make sure of fairness. I’ll be in contact with Sheryl. Hope all … Continue reading

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Treats Without Tricks

Last year at this time, my husband and II were in Tennessee near the Smoky Mountains. It’s a gorgeous time of year there. Blankets of yellow, brown, green, and orange cover the mountainsides. Crisp fall air caresses.Pumpkins are everywhere. It’s … Continue reading

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Granny Updated

Yep, I finally did it. Don’t faint, OK? I bought a new computer.   That’s all? You say. For me, this is a big deal. First, I don’t have money to spare. To pull this little update off, I had … Continue reading

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Nearsighted Science

http://discovermagazine.com/2013/dec/14-southern-gothic#.UxTPl86uDPa I love science. To me scientists are rock stars. Still, there are some times when I don’t understand the circular logic mainstream science uses to “prove” the mainstream view of things. Like the logic of this article. The vector … Continue reading

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